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Table 2 Demographics of RCC Patients

From: Symptom burden among patients with Renal Cell Carcinoma (RCC): content for a symptom index

Characteristic N = 31
Age, mean (SD) 54.6 (11.4)
Gender, n (%)  
   Male 17 (54.8)
   Female 14 (45.2)
Race, n (%)  
   White 30 (96.8)
   Black or African American 1 (3.2)
Employment Status, n (%)  
   Full-time 10 (32.3)
   Part-time 1 (3.2)
   Retired 8 (25.8)
   Disabled 10 (32.3)
   Other 2 (6.5)
Highest Education Level, n (%)  
   Elementary 0 (0)
   High School 6 (19.4)
   Some College 8 (25.8)
   College degree 9 (29.0)
   Postgraduate degree 6 (19.4)
   Other 2 (6.5)
RCC spread, n (%)  
   Localized 14 (45.2)
   Metastatic 17 (54.8)
Range of diagnosis year 1994–2003
  1. All data were patient-reported at time of interview. Percentages may not equal 100 due to rounding.